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Eleanor Mary Allen

February 21, 1943 - June 19, 2017

Eleanor Mary Allen,  age 74, of Plainfield, IL formerly of Westmont, IL, passed away peacefully, Monday, June 19, 2017 at Rush-Copley Hospital of Aurora.  She was born February 21, 1943 in Chicago to the dearest late parents, Vincent and Mary Grobarcik.  Loving wife of the late, William L. Allen, III.  Adored mother of Lori Allen of Chicago, William L. Allen, IV of Henderson, NV, Paul V. (Karen) Allen Sr., of Plainfield, and Ann Marie (Eric) Nordquist of Cary, IL.  Beloved Grandma Ellie of Paul V. Allen, Jr., Jake and Abby Allen, Chaz Allen, Kate and Molly Allen, Elise and Liam Nordquist.  Dearest sister-in-law, aunt and cousin to many.   Ellie graduated from St. Joseph High, Chicago, IL, class of 1961.  Her favorite hobbies included gardening, crafts and love of books.

Funeral Information

  Visitation:  Thursday, June 22nd 4:00-9:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL  60544 (Corners of Rt. 30 & Rt. 59). 

Prayers will begin Friday, June 23rd 9:45 AM from the funeral home and process St. Mary Immaculate Church, 15629 S. Rt. 59, Plainfield, IL  60540 for a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial.   

Interment will be private at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL. 

For more information, please call 815-436-9221 or

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial to the Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter, 134 N. LaSalle St., Suite 1360, Chicago, IL 60602

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